Film and Media Studies 251 - A Global History of Television

A Global History of Television

Sebnem Baran

M 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Smith College
Seelye 201
Television has long been associated with domestic--both in terms of home and the nation--consumption. However, digital technologies have challenged this confinement. Following the lead of satellite technologies and the global wave of economic liberalization, television content has become more mobile, and spread of digital technologies has further contributed to this mobility. This course examines the global journey of television starting from its conception and ending in the current digital era. (E)
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